SEVENTY-SIXTH SESSION, 52ND & 53RD MEETINGS (AM & PM)
16 DECEMBER 2021
The Assembly next took up the report on “Right of peoples to self-determination”, which contained three draft resolutions.
By a recorded vote of 168 in favour to 5 against (Israel, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, United States), with 10 abstentions (Australia, Cameroon, Honduras, Kiribati, Lithuania, Palau, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Tonga), the Assembly then adopted the draft resolution I, “The right of the Palestinian people to self-determination”, urging all States and United Nations specialized agencies and organizations to continue to support the Palestinian people in the early realization of their right to self-determination. It also reaffirmed the Palestinian people’s right to self-determination, including to their independent State of Palestine.
For information media. Not an official record.
Document Sources: General Assembly Third Committee (Social Humanitarian and Cultural), United Nations Department of Global Communications
Subject: Self-determination, Statehood-related
Publication Date: 16/12/2021
URL source: https://www.un.org/press/en/2021/ga12396.doc.htm